On March 18, 2020, B.C.'s Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Mike Farnworth, declared a state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses across the country are bracing for the economic impact of COVID-19, while various levels of government simultaneously continue to announce measures to sustain their economies ...
Crowe MacKay LLP
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Crowe MacKay LLP
The Government of Saskatchewan introduced their economic aid measures for residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their COVID-19 Provincial Response for individuals and businesses can be found here.
On March 18, 2020, in response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada published their COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, which aims to stabilize the economy through providing over $82 billion ...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Since our first update last week, the circumstances surrounding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have changed dramatically.
Pallett Valo LLP
Given the fluid nature of the effects of the COVID-19 virus and the ever changing landscape across Canada, the information in this blog is subject to change as the government takes additional precautions and enacts new legislation.
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government of Canada has announced several measures and programs to assist employers and employees during this unforeseen economic downturn.
Teleworking is the prescribed rule for all job positions that allow working from home until further notice.
Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
While the State seeks ways to keep up with the spread of the virus, impacting all sectors and society in general, employers are finding themselves lost in a barrage of information
The Singapore Government announced as part of Budget 2020 a slew of measures that are expected to enhance existing schemes to stabilise the economy amid uncertainties caused by Covid-19.
Clyde & Co
Following the update to the travel restrictions imposed and travel advisories issued by the Ministry of Health of Singapore ("MOH") in light of the COVID-19 outbreak
Walder Wyss Ltd.
In den vergangenen Tagen haben verschiedene Schweizer Betriebe, die unter den Folgen der Corona-Epidemie leiden, Gesuche um Kurzarbeitsentschädigung eingereicht.
Clyde & Co
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announced by the government on Friday 20 March is designed to support employers in paying employees' salary ...
Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
Redundancies have always been a way of life in the City, but in the current economic climate, when many organisations are merging, some have recruitment freezes and many others are...
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
In addition to the above considerations, unionized employers will have to consider the impact of the Executive Order on their union contract.
Duane Morris LLP
On March 18, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill 8091 (the Act), which guarantees certain leave, benefits and job protections to employees affected by COVID-19, effective immediately
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The disruption already caused by COVID-19 is immense, and it is only getting started.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Furloughs are time off from work without pay, such as a temporary reduction in an employee's days or hours of work. Furloughs are different from layoffs